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Old 03-16-2004, 06:20 PM   #1
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Starting Services on Slackware 9.1


I just built a Slackware 9.1 box. I have rc.sendmail, rc.httpd and rc.samba in /etc/rc.d. They are all 755 perms. They are referenced in rc.M to start if they are in /etc/rc.d. They do not start. I've also tried adding startup commands to rc.local and they do not start either. Like, instead of relying on rc.M to start apache, I put the line /usr/sbin/apachectl startssl in rc.local. It doesn't work at startup, but it works from the command line. What am I missing here?

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mmh, can you start rc.sendmail, rc.httpd and rc.samba from the command line?


Old 03-16-2004, 08:49 PM   #3
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